Thursday, October 21, 2010

New DT Video Series!: Penn alum actress documents her LA acting pursuits

UPenn and actress and Jessica Garvey and Hollywood
Over the past year, I introduced 2 exclusive DT vlog series from recent Penn alumni guys as they continue to pursue a career in music and acting.

Starting today, we brings you another DT exclusive "actor" LA journey series, but this one is told from the perspective of a female

Also, this series is less "sit-down vlog" and more documentary style.

After the jump, learn more about Jess Garvey (C'09), and watch Episode 1 of DT's "Starter Reality Star" where she takes us on an actual audition for a Special K commercial!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

What's Your Style? This Penn Alum Fashionista will help you figure it out!

UPenn and Fashionista and Alexis Brunswick

Alexis Brunswick and UPenn and FashionAdd one more to our Penn alumni fashionista list!

Freelance fashion writer Alexis Brunswick (C'04, Kelly Writers House, Student Writing Advisor) started a blog on style for young women called "Fits of Fashion".

Her work regularly appears on and has appeared on and  She began working in NY at Conde Nast and now does editorial work from LA.

Check out some of her articles here:
More Penn alumni fashionistas HERE



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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Experiment with this Penn TV producer's "Ghost Lab" tonight

Jake Laufer and UPenn and Ghost LabPenn alum Jake Laufer (C'96, UTV, Ice Hockey, P.A.R.M.E.S.A.N)'s spooky "Ghost Lab" TV show debuts tonight on the Discovery Channel, but the real story here is Jake's path in becoming a co-Executive TV producer which includes:
  • perseverance
  • moving to 3 different cities
  • and seizing opportunities
For anyone trying to break into the entertainment business, Jake's story is another inspirational must-read!